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Questions on Onan 30EC Generator with Ford 6 Cylinder Engine


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Default Re: Questions on Onan 30EC generator with Ford 6 cylinder engine

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Billy,,,, did Onan use a Colman or Dyna-Master electronic gov? Only reason I'm asking, for some reason in my Onan files I've got some docs for the Dyna-Master, likely during my chase on an EK30
Barber Colman was the company name. Dyna-Master is the name of the control system. Onan also used Woodward. There is another company GOA. Governors Of America. Good company just doesn't have a good dealer network. The last time I checked.
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I just checked the unit and it is Barber-Coleman.
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Ok we need the model number of the controller. I have the spec sheets but need the numbers.
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The model number must be on the backside and I will have to cut the screws out they are so rusted. I will do that tomorrow if I get a chance. Thanks for all the information.
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Default Re: Questions on Onan 30EC generator with Ford 6 cylinder engine

Does it look like this one.
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No, its not that modern looking. Its just a plain rectangular box about 4 x 5 or 5 x 6 inches. On the face showing it has the wiring diagram and 2 small dials. One dial says gain and the other speed. Not totally sure on that second one till I look again.
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Part Number is unreadable.

https://www.smokstak.com/forum/attac...1&d=1506087158
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Default Re: Questions on Onan 30EC generator with Ford 6 cylinder engine

That's basically the same one as Billy showed you, his had a terminal strip and yours uses a pigtail.

Try Governor Controls
http://www.govconsys.com/#gsc.tab=0

If that is too rich for your blood you can try to find something chineseium on Ebay or Alibaba or something.
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That would be the early version of this one
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Default Re: Questions on Onan 30EC generator with Ford 6 cylinder engine

A quick internet search found this controller at www.partsfortechs, ESC 2301-a, on sale for $199.00. Can someone pull it up and tell me if it will work. It sounds to me like it will.
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